The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is authorized to supervise the use of the Cross and Flame. Questions have arisen as to how it may be used on the Internet.
The Cross and Flame may be used by official United Methodist agencies, including local churches, to identify United Methodist work, programs, and materials.
When official United Methodist agencies and local churches want to use the Cross and Flame on the Internet, there are several protocols to be followed:
1. Please put the registration mark, ®, below the Cross and Flame, preferably to the right of the cross.
2. On your Web page, as close as possible to the Cross and Flame, print the following:
The Cross and Flame is a registered trademark and the use is supervised by the General Council on Finance and Administration of The United Methodist Church. Permission to use the Cross and Flame must be obtained from the General Council on Finance and Administration of The United Methodist Church:
P.O. Box 340029
Nashville, TN 37203-0029
Make sure the dimensions of the Cross and Flame are correct.
Learn more from GCFA about use of the Cross and Flame. Once you know how to legally use the Cross and Flame, you can download the logo files. Access the Branding at a Glance handout for a short and handy guide on using the logo.
If you have any other questions or concerns, contact the GCFA Legal Department, P.O. Box 340029, Nashville, TN 37203-0029, Phone: 615-369-2334, Fax: 866-246-2516.
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